SAN FRANCISCO -- A kite surfer was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he was blown onto the Great Highway in San Francisco and then hit by a car.
According to authorities, at around 3:12 p.m. the kite-surfer was setting up his board when a gust of wind carried him into the southbound lane of traffic where he was struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Traffic was shut down in the area as authorities conducted their investigation.
Kite surfer blown onto San Francisco's Great Highway, hit by car